Found in 85 Collections and/or Records:
This collection contains essays, poetry, manuscripts, maps, photographs, clippings, research and correspondence. Her research topics include islands, health, dancing, food, humor, music, transportation, the city of Portland and Abigail May. Some notable correspondents include Elizabeth Coatsworth, Hazel Wilson, Mary Worthley, Loring Williams and Dorothy Healy. Also included is information relating to the Old Orchard Beach Historical Society.
There is a large range of material types in this collection including photographs, clippings, correspondence, and greeting cards. Because they have been arranged by the author's last name, followed by the publication title, there should be an opportunity to uncover some interesting trivia or insights.
This collection contains records primarily dating from 1907 to 1972 including administrative records, publications and ephemera. The majority of the collection is made up of photographs documenting the camp throughout its existence. The images include photographs of the camp, various activities and groups of campers and staff.
This collection includes drafts and publication material relating to Ipcar's 1990 collection of fantasy short stories, The Nightmare and Her Foal. Also in the collection are articles and essays by and about the author (including a draft of her autobiography for the Gale Dictionary of Literary Biography), art exhibit catalogs, and notecards designed and signed by Ipcar. There are also several original works of art by Ipcar.
This collection includes manuscripts of Merrill's articles and the book "More Cones From the Pines of Maine," as well as copies of published articles. Also included is literary correspondence with the publishers of Merrill's poetry. A scrapbook contains reader responses and clippings pertaining to "More Cones." There is material on the history and activities of the Maine Writers Research Club, as well as publications of other organizations with which Merrill was affiliated.
The collection material is related to Dorothea Dix's work on behalf of society's disadvantaged and war veterans as recorded in Congressional testimony. In addition is a tribute to Dix written in the 20th century among others.
The collection consists primarily of meeting and financial records, dating from the 1930s to the present. There are constitutions, brochures, clippings, and some photographs of the founder and members.